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It’s A Whole Different Playground

He is 26, and has been in and out of jail.  He has used any substance he could get his hands on to try to numb the pain and anger. So, we made a scale of 0-10 (on the bottom of graphic below), and he realized he could stay perfectly calm when he felt a […]

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“My poor hurt squirrel drains my empathy battery.”

“My poor hurt squirrel drains my empathy battery.” After surviving Thanksgiving Dinner at her in-laws, and then making a trip to a friends house on the coast (and finding friend into drinking and drugs), she sat on my couch and was wiped out. Her batteries to process life were again worn down. While describing the […]

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“You know it’s a lie, but it consumes you.”

(this is a recreation of a post originally done on 4-02-14, which was spammed to death. Here is the new life of it!) Usually he could follow a conversation, and be somewhat curious about thinking differently. Not today. He was under a dark cloud. As we looked at situations in his life, he said just couldn’t […]

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